The Assassination of João Gordo

I am happy to announce the publication of my story, “The Assassination of João Gordo” in Terrain.org
While alleging the “assassination” of a tree sounds just as peculiar in English as it does in Portuguese, João Gordo, however, was not just another tree.
I invite you to an island in Rio de Janeiro to discover that there are not only trees, but also people who cannot be destroyed– especially when they are protected by that which cannot be destroyed. 🙏😉


A special thanks to @plantarpaquetá

See my story at Terrain.org :

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A native of Chicago, Ricky Toledano has lived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for over twenty years as a writer, translator and teacher. [a]multipicity is multi-lingual collection of reflections through the humanities.

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